Clinical Research Center (CRC) Nurse (part-time)
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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
The University of Chicago
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONClinical Research Center (CRC) Nurse (part-time):
Reporting directly to the Clinical Research Center Manager, the Clinical Research Center (CRC) Nurse participates in a variety of clinical research projects/studies involving various study designs and procedures for participants, including multi-centered cooperative group and intergroup trials at a national level, multi-institutional pharmaceutical trials, single and multi-centered trials, and observational, registry and phenotypical studies, designed, implemented, and coordinated in the CRC. Participates in established and future research programs. Provides assistance with IRB submission. Instructs the investigator and research staff on the submission process and provides instructional material for reference. Works with PI, sponsoring agencies, Medicine Administration, and Office of Research Service to assist with amendment submission, changes or corrections to protocols/and or consent forms.
Works with administrators to submit and revise clinical trial agreements. Assists in setting up regulatory documents, shadow file systems, databases, screening logs, adverse experience reporting mechanism, and regulatory binders. Trains, participates in trial related activity, and cares for participants enrolled into research protocols, from initial entry to complete follow-up of patients enrolled into research protocols. Research participants may include pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Follows GCP, professional nursing practice standards and patient-centered care principles in all interactions with research participants. Evaluates all lab results for signs of toxicity or complications related to either the treatment or disease. Reports adverse drug reactions and submits the appropriate documentation to the PI, FDA, CRC leadership and IRB. Coordinates all follow-up lab tests specified by the study and additional tests at the discretion of the PI to evaluate toxicities and treatment. Educates potential research subjects concerning clinical aspects of their disease, purpose and nature of the protocol, and impact on the participant should they agree to participate (i.e. treatment schema, tests, clinic visits, etc).
Teaches participants and their family members how to administer injections and signs and symptoms of side effects. Provides family education depending on participant's illness and route of medication delivery. Develops resources and materials for participant and family teaching if none exist. Provides in-servicing and educating both the nursing units and lab staff regarding upcoming and ongoing protocols. Assists in recruiting participants for identified studies.
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